Altogether 20 local staff from the Maratua Atoll are taking care of all the needs of the guests on a daily basis. Thanks to them a relaxing stay is granted.


25, Maratua, Housekeeping.

He is new in our team since February 2016. Everybody likes him and he is kind of our island clown. Each time he challenges himself with new and different decoration in the rooms.


24, Maratua, Gardener.


Boyo is our little one, since June 2015 joining here.  Already in the morning he takes care that the island is cleaned up. When we are busy he is helping with housekeeping as he already has lots of experience in this field too.


34, Maratua, Boatcrew, General Helper.


Since October 2009 is Cawin part of the Nunukan team. He got the nickname “Captain Sing“ because often he likes to sing at work.


33, Maratua, Technician, Compressor.


Darno is working on Nunukan already since 2008 and reliable taking care that the diving tanks are filled with 200 bar every day. He is also responsible that we never run out of power or water supply.


39, Sulawesi, married on Maratua, Boatcaptain, General Helper.


Donli is on the island since March 2014. Often he drives the housereef boat, but can also be spotted in the garden or at maintenance work.


40, Sulawesi. The craftsman…


Dulla was already on Nunukan before the first bungalow was built. He decisively took part in building the whole resort and since opening he is responsible for the general maintenance. 


21, born in Malaysia, raised in Sulawesi, Service Restaurant / Bar.


He is the youngest in our team, not only due to his age but also only since June 2016 with us. He is keen on serving our guests in the restaurant and bar.


34, Maratua, Cook


2011 Fitri got employed in the staff kitchen. After 1 year she changed to guest service. Since June 2016 you can find her now cooking in the guest kitchen.


27, Maratua, Boatcaptain, Dive guide


Gugun started 2008 as boatcrew and soon got promoted to captain. His technical knowledge about „his“ boats is a great support for the management. Today he is Chief Captain and at the same time one of our dive guides.


45, Maratua, Booatcrew, General Helper


The big man with the huge feet. Harion is part of our team since May 2014. You will find him everywhere, on the boat, in the garden, on the roof….


30, Minahasa, Sulawesi, Chef


The guy with the cap is on Nunukan since April 2016 and next to preparing delicious meals he spreads fun and joy in our guest kitchen every day.


31, Maratua, Chef


2008 Kasim got employed in the staff kitchen and 2011 promoted to guest kitchen. He really likes to cook big portions.


28, Maratua, Dive Guide


Our „Sunny Boy“ started here 2011 as Carpenter / General Helper and soon got trained as Dive Guide. Nowadays he is the „boss“ in the dive center. He is the best in finding all kinds of macro creatures. So far Kepri did more than 2.000 dives in Maratua Atoll and knows every fish by name.


41, Maratua, Staff kitchen


Maslina cooks since September 2015 three times a day delicous meals for our whole staff.


40, Maratua, Housekeeping


From September 2012 to 2014 Nardi took care of our garden. Nowadays he is waiting patiently for the guests to have breakfast so he can clean their bungalow.


25, Sulawesi, Nightguard


The torchlight you might see at night belongs to our nightguard Ponding. Since September 2015 he watches out at night for the boats, protects the new turtle eggs and reports next day, if one of the walkway lights fails.


32, Maratua, Boatcaptain, General Helper


Definitely part of Nunukans inventory is Ruslan since 2009. Mostly you will meet him on the diving boats, but can also be seen with at maintenance work or in the garden.


41, Toraja, Sulawesi, Chef de Service


Since the opening of Nunukan Island Resort in August 2008 Yohanis belongs to the island. He is head of our service team and due to his excellent English skills coordinator between management and staff and local authorities.